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12 Days of Christmas Books for Kids

 Every year I try to do something for the 12 days of Christmas for my kids. I’ve done candy or toys before, but trust me when I say we do not need more candy or toys around here. So I opted to do 12 days of Christmas Books for kids because books are such a great thing for little minds. I cannot wait for them to open each one, as we prepare for Christmas, and really invite the spirit of Christmas in our home. I decided to do mostly Christmas books with a few non-Christmas themed books thrown in the mix too. Each book has a GREAT messages, to help our family feel the spirit of giving, sharing, and caring all year long.

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Sam’s Christmas Wish

This book will bring you to tears. It is a wonderful story to share with your family to show the importance of being generous and giving. It left me feeling good inside.

Sam’s Christmas Wish

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The Tale of Three Trees

This book leaves me a little weepy each time I read it. It has a great message about being happy with who you are! It also represents 3 of the most important events that happened in the life of Jesus Christ. It would be a great story to share with your family.

The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale

 

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Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree 

This book is just fun. My kids and I smile every time we read it because it’s just so darling. It’s also a great book to read the day you put up the Christmas Tree.

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

 

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Christmas from Heaven

This book is not only really fun and inspirational, but it’s also got a little history lesson in it too. I love how grateful and blessed I feel as we read this book.

Christmas from Heaven: The True Story of the Berlin CandyBomber

 

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Frosty the Snowman

This year I realized my kids sang the “Frosty Song”, but had NO idea what it was all about. So I knew we needed this book to teach them all about the magical story of Frosty the Snowman.

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Frosty the Snowman

 

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The Night Before Christmas

This is probably the most classic Christmas story ever. With so many variations in this story, this version is TRULY classic. The illustrations are gorgeous. Every family needs this book in their collection.

The Night Before Christmas, The Classic Edition

 

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 Bear Stays Up 

This is just the cutest Christmas book ever. It makes me giggle.


Bear Stays Up for Christmas

 

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 The Polar Express

This book is just magical. Such a classic! It’s a must read every Christmas Season.


The Polar Express

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Christmas in the Manger

This is a great story for toddlers and young kids. It helps share the real reason for Christmas.


Christmas in the Manger

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

 Honestly, who doesn’t love Little Golden Books? I grew up reading these books, and I think every child needs a few classics like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Little Golden Book)

 

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The Snowy Day

This is all about the first snowfall of the season. I love to pull this book out when Winter decides to come, and we are burried in fresh, Utah powder. And it’s adorable. 

The Snowy Day

 

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God Gave Us Christmas 

 This story reminds my family that God is all around us. It helps us to remember the real meaning of Christmas and keep our holiday Christ-centered.


God Gave Us Christmas

 

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Janet

Saturday 21st of November 2015

Fun idea, I need to do this! I'm going to add sing one song to go with the book... And light a candle. Wait, nevermind. Baby steps. It's a miracle if I could do it for even 7 days in a row. We will start with that. Ha, he. Check out The Gift Giver by Jacob Haslem, a friend of mine. It's new this year. Blog on Janet

Tonya Moreland

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014

Please check out "When Am I Beautiful?" Children's book. It has a wonderful message that reminds girls of all ages that they are beautiful always because they are created and designed by God. View more info at www.tonya-moreland.com. It would be a great addition to the 12 days of Christmas book list!